Muscle diseases can cause weakness, pain and distress, yet pinpointing the exact cause and nature of a condition can be challenging. H&H explains how research is unravelling the complexity of ‘tying-up’

Colic is one of the biggest equine killers, but new research is revealing vital clues about diagnosis and treatment

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How to deal with bothersome bugs this summer [H&H VIP]

An odd swelling, scratching or general soreness could be a sign that your horse has been bitten or stung. H&H outlines what to look for and the associated risks

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Neck fractures: what’s the outlook? [H&H VIP]

Can a horse recover from a fractured neck? Bruce Bladon MRCVS discusses the challenges of diagnosing and treating major spinal trauma

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Fizz Marshall’s therapy blog: rehabing tendon injuries after stem cell therapy

In her latest blog from the Equine Therapy Centre at Hartpury, Fizz introduces us to a couple of new inpatients

Hoof health is a top priority in the summer months, when cracks, splits and bruising can soon lead to soundness problems, so we find out how to survive the season

Jane Nixon MRCVS explores the physical issues as young horses develop the foundations for future health and soundness

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How to control pain in horses [H&H VIP]

H&H’s veterinary expert explains the signs to look out for if you think your horse may be in pain, plus what improvement have taken place in the range of pain relief now available

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Can horses catch bird flu? New research [H&H VIP]

How susceptible are horses to bird flu? Peter Green MRCVS examines the latest research

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New hope for stifle problems [H&H VIP]

Find out more about a new technique for treating stifle problems